Watershed Wanderings: Snowshoeing at Audubon Woods

Watershed Wanderings is a short video series made to inspire outdoor adventure in the Chippewa River Watershed. Produced by Chippewa Watershed Conservancy (CWC), the video series highlights nearby outdoor recreational opportunities on land and water. At CWC, we believe there is ample opportunity for outdoor adventure in the Central Michigan region. The goal of Watershed […]

Variety of Wildlife Tracks Identified on Guided Hike

On Saturday, February 9th, Chippewa Watershed Conservancy (CWC) board member and Isabella Conservation District educational coordinator, Mike LeValley led a small group on an exploration of CWC’s Halls Lake Natural Area to search for signs of winter wildlife activity. After a few inches of snow fell a day prior to the event, we were able […]

Anne Messinger Nearly Doubles Size of Conservation Easement

In rural Deerfield Township, Isabella County, Anne Messinger took leadership of protecting the land where she resides. Anne reached out to the Conservancy in spring 2018 to see if several parcels adjacent to her 18 acres protected under a conservation easement with the CWC would make a good addition. When board member Stan Lilley and […]